Business and Industry Workforce Needs Survey

Business and Industry Workforce Needs Survey

 
Thank you for your time in completing this survey. The Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce’s Workforce Development Committee is examining our local workforce needs. Your answers to the following survey questions will guide the Chamber of Commerce’s efforts to facilitate the development of a more comprehensive picture of elements such as growth and development of your business, education and training needs, and other areas where the Chamber may be of assistance. This survey will take approximately 10-15 minutes. We appreciate your time and energy in advancing the economic interests of the Eastern Panhandle.

Your information will be held in confidence. No specific data will be linked to your business.
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1. Your Company Information
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2. Number of Employees
3. Which business sector(s) best describes your company? (select no more than 3)
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4. What is your primary product or service?
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5. What are your top three (3) levels of education requirements when hiring for new positions?
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6. Do you hire seasonal employees?
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7. Which month or months are you most likely to hire seasonal employees? (select all that apply; if you answered the previous question "no" select the checkbox "not applicable.")
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8. Approximately how many full-time employees do you expect to hire in 2013?
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9. Of those for 2013, how many are new positions?
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10. Approximately how many full-time employees do you expect to hire in 2014?
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11. Of those for 2014, how many are new positions?
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12. Approximately how many full-time employees do you expect to hire in 2015?
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13. Of those for 2015, how many are new positions?
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14. Which are you most likely to utilize when hiring? (select all that apply)
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15. What is the most common reason(s) for REJECTING AN APPLICANT? (select all that apply)
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16. In which skill area(s) does your company encounter challenges finding qualified APPLICANTS? (select all that would apply)
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17. Tell us more about the specific skills or positions for which you have trouble finding qualified applicants.
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18. Please check any continuing challenges which affect the performance of your EXISTING EMPLOYEES (select all that apply)
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19. Does your company offer any of the following? (select all that apply)
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20. Are any of the following a barrier to recruiting and retaining a quality workforce? (select all that apply)
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21. What resources does your company utilize to fulfill your training and education needs: (select all that apply)
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22. What barriers do you encounter in your efforts to develop and retain a qualified workforce?
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23. Would you like to receive additional information on the benefits of hiring people with disabilities?
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24. Would you like to receive additional information on the benefits of hiring ex-offenders?
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25. Would you care to share any additional comments or information on workforce issues?
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26. Would you be willing to participate in a focus group related to these issues?
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27. Would you like a copy of the survey results?
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